Manchac Swamp, Louisiana Located in the U.S. state of Louisiana, near the city of New Orleans, is also known as “swamp of the ghosts”. In the belief that this move surrounding swamp was cursed by a sinister adept senior voodoo cult, in the early 20s...
You’d have to be a pretty big curmudgeon for Bourbon Street not to put you in a good mood. Free-flowing music and booze might have something to do with it. Restaurants and bars pack this historic strip of the French Quarter; Jean Lafitte’s Blacksmith Shop is even rumored to be haunted. Of course, if you really like crowds, grab your mask and join the Mardi Gras circus.
How did New Orleans cuisine get started? What was the Battle of New Orleans all about? How the city has bounced back from Hurricane Katrina? Learn these fascinating stories at the Historic New Orleans Collection, a museum in NOLA’s French Quarter, that’s home to drawings, paintings & other artifacts that tell the story of The Big Easy’s transformation over the centuries.
Originally called Jazzland until Six Flags took over in 2002. In 2005 hurricane Katrina unleashed all her destructive fury on the Gulf coast. Following the collapse of the levee’s in the 9th ward and the over flow from lake Pontchartrain the park sat submerged in 4-7 ft of brackish, corrosive water for over a month. 80% of all building were considered destroyed and what was left was unsafe and unrecoverable. What’s left of the abandoned park provides us with a surreal and haunting image.
Bourbon Street in New Orleans Louisiana is one of the most well-known streets in the world. But all the hype can make it intimidating and hard to navigate. If your make your first trip to Bourbon Street THIS is the guide for you!